India A thrash Leicestershire by 281 runs, Shaw and Agarwal smash tons

Updated on: Jun 20, 2018 12:58 pm IST

Opener Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal scored tons as India A beat Leicestershire by 281runs in the second warm-up game ahead of their tri-nation One Day International Series slated to begin from June 22.

India A piled up a mammoth 458 for 4 as they registered a record third-highest total in all List A matches.

In reply, Leicestershire were bowled out for 177 in 40.4 overs.

Deepak Chahar picked up 3 wickets for 24 runs in 6.4 overs whereas pacer Prasidh Krishna, Deepak Hooda and Axar Patel also took a couple of wickets each.

Prithvi Shaw continued his form to score 132 off 90 balls and stitched a 223 runs partnership with Mayank Agarwal, who smashed 151 off 106 balls.

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Shubman Gill scored 86 off 54 balls to make his contribution with the bat.

Indian innings comprised of 51 boundaries and 15 sixes out of which, Prithvi hit 20 boundaries and three sixes.

The blue colts had earlier outplayed England Cricket Board XI by 125 runs in their first tour game, and they will be playing the first game of the 50-over series against the Lions in Derby on 22 June.

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